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"Shut Not Your Doors to Me Proud Libraries" - Walt Whitman

Shut not your doors to me, proud libraries,
For that which was lacking among you all, yet needed most, I bring;
A book I have made for your dear sake, O soldiers, 68 more words

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"Divination in the Park" - Vijay Seshadri

1.
Under the bursting dogwoods, et cetera,
Having just finished a pear for lunch,
I lie over the earth, to feel it swim
inside my posture, and sleep, 168 more words

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Fugitives by Stephen Mead

It’s always a matter of what’s got to go—–
a name, a family, the life of appliances
just when their warranty’s up,
customary hardships, comfort… 146 more words

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You Will Not Be the Same by Stephen Mead

You brought me cigarettes.
I brought you cough drops.
Wounds were disclosed little
except in momentary darkness
after darkness.
Those shades brought light in
for quite some time. 148 more words

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Star sheets & New York Poets

Go outside,

yoga & bike rides     in the sun

or by the lake, learning from the lush breeze.

The smell of wet hay & smoke as your bike wheels skid on the leaves. 54 more words

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Steel and Air -a new film of a poem by John Ashbery

Directors Chris and Nick Libbey introduce their film of John Ashbery’s poem:

In the heart of Minneapolis stands the Irene Hixon Whitney Footbridge, designed by Siah Armajani. 212 more words

John Ashbery

"October" (5) - Louise Glück

5.

It is true that there is not enough beauty in the world.
It is also true that I am not competent to restore it. 126 more words

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